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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 03-21-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By slicksonly
Looks like I'm in!! thanks guys; To start...

Looks like I'm in!! thanks guys;
To start assembly I made a fab table out of plywood painted white for layout lines and hold parts in place. The rear carrier plate was than centered and screwed...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 03-16-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 121
Posted By slicksonly
2019 - Road Runner Kart

Welcome all builders;
This is my entry for 2019 DIY GK - thunder, karts name Road Runner. Wanted to build my own for a while, started the rear some what, hopefully I can finish this year.
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Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 03-06-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 432
Posted By slicksonly
I'm thinking I can enter and finish my kart for...

I'm thinking I can enter and finish my kart for 2019, sounds pretty exciting, winning would be cool. ( :cool: )
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 03-04-2019, 05:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 387
Posted By slicksonly
( Sticking ) with the subject temporary welder??...

( Sticking ) with the subject temporary welder?? or is it temporary welding machine??
The post said he wanted to learn stick welding, I'm sorry I don't know where the welding sheet steal come from??...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 03-03-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 387
Posted By slicksonly
staying on the subject; cheap temporary welder ...

staying on the subject; cheap temporary welder
Go out and rent a portable welder buy ten pounds of 6010 & ten pounds of 7018 welding rod the most used rod in the universe find a retired welder to...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 02-25-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By slicksonly
Welcome to the club.

Welcome to the club.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 08-20-2018, 03:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,687
Posted By slicksonly
I have a power sports kart that shows little to...

I have a power sports kart that shows little to no angle in the steering?? butt I think with the knobby tires makes it turn, I'm running it on grass & gravel. The one I'm building now is getting both...
Forum: Site Announcements and Suggestion Box 08-19-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,288
Posted By slicksonly
ok Sid; you have been very helpful, every one...

ok Sid; you have been very helpful, every one would want to see and here a little of who's who and location, might put a Kart race together. bhy
Forum: Site Announcements and Suggestion Box 08-18-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,288
Posted By slicksonly
No and nothing?? OK; SID I was using...

No and nothing??

OK; SID
I was using common sense and clicking on slicksonly to edit my profile and no go. So now I'll put a few things in. Two years ago I started reading DIY and seen your...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 08-18-2018, 04:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By slicksonly
NOTE: When I was a kid, I always wanted to build...

NOTE: When I was a kid, I always wanted to build a go kart, but never had the skills or opportunity. During our last time in the US, we decided to gather up some parts and get a set of plans and Iím...
Forum: Site Announcements and Suggestion Box 08-18-2018, 03:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,288
Posted By slicksonly
adding information about me

I want to edit my profile?? and cant seem to do it?? I would like to add some info instead of a blank page and when I post it will have my location. What to do?? (:surrender:) (:huh:)
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 08-16-2018, 04:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,687
Posted By slicksonly
Nice fab. job, I see some steering angles, it...

Nice fab. job, I see some steering angles, it would also look good with slicks all the way around.


I built a water tank for the town of Shelby Montana, in the dead of winter, some where in the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-16-2018, 04:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 561
Posted By slicksonly
I've been looking at the FOX buggy for years and...

I've been looking at the FOX buggy for years and there too big, two powerful, to fast and complicated for kids. Look at some kart kits with 6" wheels for ground clearance so they can ride on the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-22-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By slicksonly
Race kart sounds supa dupa :thumbsup: I just...

Race kart sounds supa dupa :thumbsup:
I just happen to have a predator 212 setting out on the work table??$$ Base bolts 4 req. 5/16 dia. 1 3/4 long, fine or coarse thread ok locks and nuts ...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 07-21-2018, 03:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By slicksonly
Yes; Checked on a bottle, and there are 4...

Yes; Checked on a bottle, and there are 4 available 2, 3, 4 foot and Ind. I'm going for the 4' argon mix, I want baby smooth welds. I have to buy the bottle out right first and than the mix $$.

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Forum: Using Tools and Welding 07-19-2018, 04:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By slicksonly
miller 180

Just bought a miller 180 mig at a garage sale for $450.00,:thumbsup:new con. Next I want a cart and a bottle of gas not sure?? It's going to help weld my karts tube frame together.


Have a Miller...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-19-2018, 03:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By slicksonly
Nice set of slicks, track karts are low and...

Nice set of slicks, track karts are low and quick, up your tire profile for more ground clearance.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-09-2018, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By slicksonly
sizing; That's a good subject for us DIY people,...

sizing; That's a good subject for us DIY people, fabricating up a kart frame you need working dimensions that will fit you?? My off road kart that I'm building, is about 1/2 way finished, It has a...
Forum: All Other Parts 06-06-2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 400
Posted By slicksonly
kart seats

looking for some Ideas for and adult seat, single, self supporting, my 1 1/4" straight tube frame has 18" centers. I'm looking at this one on a net store universal high back, wt. 17lb ??
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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-29-2018, 04:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By slicksonly
Steering, that's where I'm at right now, I'm...

Steering, that's where I'm at right now, I'm using angles, I hope every thing turns out good for you.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-27-2018, 03:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 226
Posted By slicksonly
40 degree steering

I'm a diy spindle guy, building a yard kart with the steering on the front, the wheel base is 54" inch. With the fit between the tire and bracket, it would be better at 40 degrees turning left and...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 04-19-2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By slicksonly
ok; sid

ok; sid
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 04-18-2018, 04:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By slicksonly
Yes 6" inch rims, the kart kits offer 5"- 6"-...

Yes 6" inch rims, the kart kits offer 5"- 6"- maybe 10" inch wheels, a 6" inch tire fits a 6" wheel maybe :thumbsup: My Grandson and I were in the shop putting my 6" slicks together and he ran out of...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 04-15-2018, 04:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By slicksonly
WELCOME; For the Grandson, go for a kart kit...

WELCOME;
For the Grandson, go for a kart kit with 6 inch tires and a small gas motor from harbor- freight. I was thinking the same for my Grandson he will be six this year.---( :welcome2: ...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 04-15-2018, 04:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By slicksonly
Pull the carbs & scrub?? I was hoping for...

Pull the carbs & scrub?? I was hoping for something else. with the ethanol blended fuel e-10 though e-85 a smart guy don't have a chance!!?? Every one knows the fuel separates, corrosion, small...
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